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Alexander David Hamill

Feb 12, 2016

Alexander David Hamill, “Dave,” 71, of Ranson, passed away peacefully while surrounded by his loving family at his home Friday, Feb. 5, 2016.

Born Jan. 29, 1945, in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, he was the son of the late James Robert Hamill and Pearl Suzanne Snider Hamill.

Dave was a member of Asbury United Methodist Church. He was a purchasing manager for Federal Mogul Corporation. He served the City of Ranson for over 30 years.

He is survived by his devoted wife, Helen, at home; son, James David George Hamill, and wife Rachel, of Ranson; two daughters, Cynthia Anne Rakic “Cindy,” and husband, Mike, of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and Rev. Dr. Melissa Corinne Rudolph, and husband, Rev. John, of Hampstead, Maryland; brother, James Robert Hamill Jr., and wife Bonnie, of Cambridge, Ontario, Canada; sister, Diane Joyce Jones, and husband, Bobby, of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada; mother-in-law, Reba Elaine Wilt, of Ranson; and nine grandchildren, Nicole, Adam, Annika, Asher, Marley, Lydia, Ernie, Amelia, and Shaw, as well as many nieces, nephews, colleagues, and friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Michael Hamill; three sisters, Evelyn Anderson, Corene Hamill, and Virginia Hamill; brother-in-law, Rupert Anderson; and father-in-law, George Melvin Wilt.

Funeral services were held 2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, at Asbury United Methodist Church, Charles Town, with the Rev. Duane Jensen officiating. Interment was private.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations in Dave’s memory be made to Ranson Elementary School, 600 N. Preston St., Ranson, WV 25438.

Online condolences may be offered at www.BrownFuneralHomesWV.com.